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Wasatch Front

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The Wasatch Front is a region of Utah. It occupies the north central part of the state and is the home of Salt Lake City, the state's largest city and capital, as well as a majority of the state's population. The region includes the counties of Wasatch, Salt Lake, Utah, Morgan, Cache, Weber, Rich, and the western half of Summit County (west of longitude 111W).



  • Salt Lake City - capital of the state, center of the LDS church and home of Temple Square, site of Salt Lake City International Airport; population about 180,000
  • Layton - rapidly-growing bedroom community south of Ogden, with a growing commercial center; population 65,000
  • Logan - fast-growing city located in Cache Valley and home to Utah State University
  • Murray - mixed-use suburb near the center of the valley; population 45,000
  • Ogden - center of the northern Wasatch Front; old industrial city; population 75,000
  • Orem - mixed-use suburb just north of Provo in the southern Wasatch Front; population 90,000
  • Provo - central city of the southern Wasatch Front and home of BYU; population 115,000
  • Sandy - mostly bedroom community in the southern portion of the valley, with a distinct commercial region; population 90,000
  • Taylorsville - mixed-use suburb just west of center in the Salt Lake Valley; population 55,000
  • West Jordan - rapidly-growing mixed-use suburb west of Sandy; population 95,000
  • West Valley City - large mixed-use suburb southwest of Salt Lake City; population 115,000

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